Author: Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

  • Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

    Becky Gonter-Dray is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and works part-time as a Dietitian Liaison and in the Nutrition Clinic (outpatient nutrition counseling) at Dayton Children’s. With her husband, Alex, the Gonter-Dray’s have 3 boys ages 8, 5 and 3. They enjoy trying new foods in their house and cooking in the kitchen together. Becky hopes to bring to the Dayton Children’s blog sound nutrition facts and information along with how to provide healthy options for today’s busy families by sharing some of her experiences.

The art of snacking

Is snacking healthy?? Do kids need to snack?? What is a good snack?? These are some questions that may come to mind when your child says to you, “I want a snack.”  In our house, I often hear Edward saying, … Continue reading

Going orange

I love the color orange.  It is bright, cheery and yummy.  This season, orange is one of those colors I enjoy spotting on the trees during my commute. Yummy orange…I don’t mean citrus oranges, candy corns or circus peanuts.  I … Continue reading

How much is too much screen time for kids?

Have you seen this Infographic on the Dayton Children’s website about screen time and lean time? For more information, visit MakingHealthEasier.org/GetMoving After I viewed this, I got to thinking about the screen time in my own home. What I know … Continue reading

Nine tips on the art of mindful eating for kids

Take a moment and think about your answers to these questions: Do you eat in front of the TV? Do you dash-board-dine (eat in your car)? Do you eat out of a bag? Do you drink calorie filled drinks all … Continue reading

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